Effective Date: 1stOctober, 2018
Who is responsible for personal information collected on the Site?
The Aimee Stricker webmaster Aimee Stricker is the Site owner and operator, and is responsible for the Site’s processing of your personal data and may be contacted using the Site’s Contact Form or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Protection of minors
Those under the age of 21 are not permitted to submit personal information or to subscribe to our newsletter.
- Functional cookies: These improve the user experience, for example by remembering previously entered information so you do not need to enter it twice.
- Analytics cookies: These collect a mix of personal information which in some circumstances could identify an individual such as IP address and also aggregated anonymous demographic and statistical data.
What personal information do we collect?
Personal Information is information that may identify you as a specific individual. We only collect personal information you voluntarily provide to us. We collect your name and email address if you subscribe to the newsletter or send us a message. We may also collect personal information from you if you purchase our services.
How do we collect personal information?
We collect personal identification information in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to when you:
- Subscribe to the newsletter
- Download the Divine Decluttering Workbook
- Purchase our products
- Purchase our services
- Send us an email
- Fill out a web form
If you choose not to provide personal information
You always have the choice to not provide us with your personal information. However, it may not be possible to make full or proper use of the Site if your personal information is not provided to us.
How we use personal information
We may collect and use your personal information for the following purposes:
- To register you as a Site user
- Send you our newsletter
- To improve customer service: For example, where your contact information helps us to respond to your customer service requests and support your needs more efficiently.
- To improve the Site: For example, we may use feedback you provide to improve the functionality and performance of the Site
- To send emails with general information about special offers, or other Site news.
We do not share your personal information with any third parties, except to the extent necessary to assist you in relation to a purpose listed above. We will never sell or rent your personal information.
Non-personal identification information
We may collect non-personal identification information about visitors and members whenever they interact with the Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser’s name, the type of computer and technical information about the means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information. Sometimes IP address is included and you are advised there are circumstances where an IP address may be able to identify an individual and in that context becomes personal information.
The Site uses appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information.
Retention of personal information
Your personal information will only be retained for as long as it is needed to operate your account and to meet the requirements of business record retention requirements.
Sharing your personal information
We do not sell, trade, or rent personal identification information to third parties.
Cross-border disclosure of your information
Some of our associated service providers such as PayPal may perform certain services overseas and as a result your personal information may be disclosed to a recipient in a foreign country. Our servers are hosted in the United States.
This is a Canadian website
The Site is operated in Canada. If you are located outside of Canada, please be aware that any information you provide to us will be transferred to Canada. By using the Site, or providing us with any information, you consent to this transfer. The site is hosted in the United States and tech support and hosting service is provided by Web and Marketing Studio in Ontario, Canada.
Your acceptance of these terms
Accessing, updating or correcting your personal information
You may request access, updates and corrections to any personal information we hold about you at any time by contacting us through the Site’s Contact Form or emailing us at email@example.com.
Where we hold information that you are entitled to access, we will try to provide you with suitable means of accessing it (for example, by mailing or emailing it to you). We may charge you a fee to cover our administrative and other reasonable costs in providing the information to you. We will not charge for simply making the request and will not charge for making any corrections to your personal information.
There may be instances where we cannot grant you access to the personal information we hold. For example, we may need to refuse access if granting access would interfere with the privacy of others or if it would result in a breach of confidentiality. If that happens, we will give you written reasons for any refusal.
Users who do not want emails from us
If you do not wish to receive email from us you should not provide your email address. You can also opt out of any further email by contacting us using the Site’s Contact Form or emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org but we may need to terminate your membership services to you if we cannot communicate with you by email.
We may use your name and email address to provide you with email newsletters and announcements. If you do not wish to receive these kinds of communications, please do not subscribe to the newsletter. As stated above, you can also opt out of any further communications through the opt-out link in material we send you, by emailing us at email@example.com or by contacting us using the Site’s Contact Form. Please note that we may need to terminate your access to some or all content or services to you if we cannot communicate with you by email.
Release of Personal Information for legal reasons
We may release your personal information for legal reasons:
- When we believe in good faith that such release is appropriate to comply with the law (for example, pursuant to a statutory demand, subpoena, warrant or court order).
- To protect against fraudulent, abusive or unlawful use of the website.
- To protect our rights or property.
- If we reasonably believe that a situation involving danger of death or injury to any person requires disclosure.
Feedback to us
Aimeestricker.com has feedback functionality on the Site via our contact form that allows you to submit comments, suggestions, or bugs found. We may collect your name and email address in order to follow up with you or thank you for a suggestion.
Change of ownership
All items sold on this site are intended for adult use only.
All downloadable PDF format product purchases are final sale. There are no returns, exchanges or refunds.
Due to small parts in jewelry items, please keep these items away from babies, children and pets.
For jewelry purchases, the content on the “Gemstones” page and jewelry pages in the shop are for inspiration and entertainment purposes only. It is not meant to be medical treatments, and does not take place of receiving and following guidance from a health care professional.
As each piece of jewelry is handmade, each jewelry item will vary slightly and may look slightly different from the one on the screen. As the gemstone beads are natural materials there will be slight variations in color or pattern or shape of each one on the jewelry. As the lampwork beads and millefiori beads are handmade, each one will be different. color on every computer screen may differ slightly, so please remember this when your item arrives, in case you notice a slight variation in color differences.
The jewelry must be handled with care as the gemstones and beads are delicate and breakable. It is recommended to not shower, exercise or swim with the jewelry on. The chlorine or sea water may not be best if you want the jewelry new looking for a long time.
It is best to store the jewelry in a ziplock bag to keep it protected from the air. The sterling silver beads and other beads and components may tarnish over time, especially if not stored properly when not worn for a while. This is completely normal and some people like the look of the beads this way. The sterling silver components can be polished to bring back the brightness.
Products in the Houseware Section of the Shop are produced and shipped outside of this website. You will be sent the tracking information as soon as your order is fulfilled. Aimee Stricker is not responsible for the quality, safety, handling, or shipping of these products. All houseware products are final sale. There are no returns, exchanges, or refunds. You are responsible for any additional taxes, customs fees, or duties that may be charged upon package delivery. If there is a problem with a product you ordered, photos of the damaged product can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org within one week of receiving your package in order to receive a replacement. It takes approximately 2 to 5 business days to fulfill an order. On average, shipping time is approximately 4 business days depending on the order’s destination. Due to the current world situation, some orders may take longer to ship. Please make sure that the address you would like your items to be delivered is correct on your order. No refunds or credits will be given for items lost due to incorrect mailing addresses.
We ship worldwide, with no extra cost when shipping more than one item. Items will be shipped within 3 business days from when you placed your order. You would be notified if there is a delay in shipping. You will receive an email notice once your order is shipped. Shipping cost includes tracking throughout North America and you will receive the tracking number once the package has shipped. To ship to all other countries outside of North America, standard shipping through Canada Post is used (because tracked shipping is very expensive). We are not responsible for items that do not arrive when tracked shipping is not used.
You are responsible for any additional taxes, customs fees, or duties that may be charged upon package delivery.
Please make sure that the address you would like your items to be delivered to is correct on your order. No refunds or credits will be given for items lost due to incorrect mailing address.
All downloadable PDF formal product purchases are final sale. There are no returns, exchanges or refunds.
Books that have not been signed for a specific person, and all jewelry items from the shop excluding customized pieces, can be returned within 7 days of receiving your package.
Books that have been signed with a personal message and customized jewelry pieces are not refundable and final sale.
Items must be returned in the same condition as they were sent to you. Tags must be attached to the jewelry. Please pack items carefully in the original bubble wrapping and mail in a bubble mailer.
Shipping cost for returns are not refundable and you would be responsible for cost of shipping items back. We create well made jewelry that will last a long time as long as you take care of it. We cannot be held responsible for the quality or wear of clasps, beading elastic or beading wire, or the beads or stones over time. This is out of our control as those components have not been manufactured by us. Some of the beads may be sharp inside that can cause a wire or elastic to break. We have heard of this happen about three times over the many years in business. It is impossible to know if there is sharpness inside a bead when creating each piece. If this happens to your jewelry within three weeks of time of purchase, please let us know and we will be happy to send you components to restring the item.
Online Private Services & Online Parties Policy
Registration closes 24 hours before each virtual event. There are no refunds, exchanges or transfers to another event time or date once booked. There are no refunds or exchanges for private consultations once booked. All content shared during private sessions and events is for entertainment purposes only. It is not meant to be medical treatments, and it does not take the place of receiving and following guidance from a health care professional. Audio and/or video recording of private services and events is prohibited.